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Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RP = Red Plum
  • PG = Proctor and Gamble
Coupon Terms
  • WYB = When You Buy
  • B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
  • .75/1 = 75 cents off one item
  • .75/3 = 75 cents off three items
  • EXP = Expiration Date

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Drugstores aren’t the only stores with great rewards programs, the office supply stores now how to have fun too! This week Office Max is offering 3 products completely FREE after Max Perks Rewards. This means you pay for them, and then get it all back.  There is also a great deal in printer paper, not free but still a great price!

Use these rewards to get more reward deals in the future or use some rewards you already have from a previous purchase! Remember you also get free shipping on any $50+ order.

You can get signed for Max Perks up by either being a teacher (any parent really) or having a business (who doesn’t do something on the side for money).  Anyone qualifies.

Max Perks Deals

Mr. Sketch Scented Markers, 12 ct., $8.79 – Limit 3 Free

Sharpie Fine-Point Stick Pens, black, 12 pack, $20.49, Limit 3 Free

Sharpie Fine-Point Stick Pens, blue, 12 pack, $20.49, Limit 3 Free

Hammermill Copy Plus Printer Paper, 500 sheets, $6.99
-$5.99 Max Perks Reward – Limit 2
(makes it $1)

A few tips: Grab enough to get free shipping, since these deals are all online only.  Also, you only get the perks if you buy the right item so no red pens, gotta stick with the colors they specified.

    • Kristin

      How does this program work?  Last I checked, you had to spend an equal amount to get the points.

      • You buy the items and enter your Max Perks Card # during checkout.  Then you'll get an email and a letter when your rewards clear and you have that much money to buy other items at Office Max.  Rewards can be used online or in-store.

        • Kristin

          Cool. Thanks!

      • Are your rewards available immediately or at the end of the quarter or something?

        • Brandyk

          end of the quarter.  and they will not post until around the 18th (rewards for Q2 posted yesterday)

    • Tracey

      I just got a great deal on expo markers, they are on sale for $2.50 a 4 pk. and there is a $5 off 3 store coupon on the display which makes them about $.83 each. (my kids teachers always need these so I stocked up)

      • Tracey

        Also since 3 expo markers are $7.50 it meet the $5 requirement even though I only paid $2.50 after coupon so I got the $.01 paper and $.25 binder pockets.

        • Caspertr

          where did u get this deal?

          • Mgdramamama2

            I got this deal in Waterbury, Conn.  The deal was $5 off of any three highlighters or expo.  I got two packs of expo markers 2 for $5 and my third item was a pack of highligters on sale for a dollar.  So all three for a dollar.  Also, when I was checking out the clerk said did you get the tote bag.  There was a free tote bag to boot!  Whoo Hoooo!  I am new to this couponing thing and that was definitely a highlight, no pun intended.

      • My7bracelets

        I also bought 2 packs of expo markers for at 2 for $5 and then bought a 4 pack of sharpie brand yellow highlighters for $1, used the $5 off coupon and paid just $1 plus tax for all 3 packs of pens!!  Did this twice with no problems.

    • I've never really used Max Perks.  Am I limited to one of the “limit 3 free” or can each item be purchased to receive the perks points?

    • Few questions. Can you roll rewards? How long does it generally take to get rewards back?

      • Lsmith3377

        I've been doing Office Max for about 16 months and it is GREAT!  Yes, you can roll rewards, but I was told by a CSR that unless you spend a little real money too, you will not get your rewards back on your purchases.  For example…  say I've got $50.23 in rewards from a purchase I made last month and they have full perks back on several items in this week's ad.  I just need to make sure that I order at least $50.24 worth of items in order to receive all my perks back on the items I'm ordering.  As far as when you recieve your perks, they build up during the month and at the end of the month they will “post” your account and send you an email somewhere around the 15th of the next month telling you they are available for use.  They do not expire for 90 days, so I always wait until they have full perks back on items and roll them.  I always get over $50 worth of items for less than $3 or $4 (just the tax and the few cents I spent over what my perks were I was using).  Shipping is free for orders over $50 so on my very first purchase, I made sure to order that much in items that have full perks back.  I always get my items within 2 days of ordering.  Please let me know if I didn't explain something very well.

        • Mistibee

          how do you redeem rewards online? I just got an email saying that my rewards are ready but when I add items to my cart (more than my rewards) and go to checkout I cannot find any option to use them.

          • Brandyk

            you need to log into your max perks account, and get the gift card/pin from there to input as an officemax gift card.

    • Cristy

      You can also get 2% Upromise savings from Office Max

    • Iteachmusic

      If you can afford to do it…I got a $30/$150 online order in the mail the other day…If you get $150 worth of stuff, you can take $30 AND get $150 back in rewards! This should be a $30 money maker!

    • Kpcponer

      how long does it usually take for the max perks amount to take effect after the purchase? In other words when will i get the email with the “max bucks”?

      • Bradyfigueroa

        If memory serves me correctly, from 4-6 weeks.

    • Rebecca

      markers are gone already

    • Savingmoney11

      So the markers are gone but still got 3 of the sharpie pens. Can't wait to try out the Mac perks program! Do they always do the 100 percent throughout the year or is it usually when they are getting ready to go back to school?

      • momof3

        They have them throughout the year…The markers are cool, but they do stain..